Khosrow Sinai (born 1941, Sari) studied architecture at the Technical University in Vienna and simultaneously music composition at the Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. After that, he began to study film making at the same academy. In 1967, he graduated in film and TV directing and script writing. Then, he returned to Iran and started his activities at the Ministry of Culture and Arts as a filmmaker and at National Iranian TV as a scriptwriter, director, film music composer and editor. He also has been a lecturer at several film academies and member of festival juries in domestic and international festivals. He was awarded “the Knight’s Cross of the Order of Merit of the Republic of Poland” in 2008 and Order of “Gloria Artist” from Polish Ministry of Culture in 2010 for the long documentary “The Lost Requiem” about the Polish refugees who entered Iran during WWII.
2016 is the 50th anniversary of his continuous activities with over110 Films (short and long feature films, documentary and docudrama).